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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Adele Lang (novel)
Eric C. Charmelo (teleplay) ...
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Release Date:
12 March 2005 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
When you're at the top, the only way is down.
Plot:
A 28-year-old ad sales exec stops at nothing to climb her way to the top of the San Francisco social ladder. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Very clichéd but fun See more (22 total) »

Cast

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Jennifer Love Hewitt ... Katya Livingston

Colin Ferguson ... Charles Fitz

Natassia Malthe ... Frangiapani

Daniel Roebuck ... Alex

Stefanie von Pfetten ... Dove Greenstein

James Kirk ... Sebastian

Sonja Bennett ... Eliza
Jennifer Clement ... Gatekeeper

Melissa Rivers ... Herself

Joseph Lawrence ... Ferguson

Peter Abraham ... Bunny
Andrew Abud ... Kiosk Attendant (as Andrew Michael Abud)

Reese Alexander ... Stylist
Preston Cook ... Teddy

Brenda Crichlow ... Julie

Raymond Law ... Photographer

David Lewis ... Stan

David Richmond-Peck ... Teddy
Meshach Peters ... Sabelo

Zak Santiago ... Geoffrey
Mike Viola ... Steve (as Mike Viala)
Scott Werdel ... Dove's Husband
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Denis Corbett ... Rice-a-Roni Executive (uncredited)

Yolanda Corbett ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Kent R. Karemaker ... Cameraman (uncredited)

Jennifer Kitchen ... Rice-a-Roni Exec (uncredited)

Robbie Segulam ... Kiosk Attendant (uncredited)

Mike Vardy ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Stephanie Marie Watkins ... Guest at Party (uncredited)

Todd Whalen ... Liquid Ad Agency Employee (uncredited)
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Directed by
Dana Lustig 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Adele Lang (novel)

Eric C. Charmelo (teleplay) (as Eric Charmelo) &
Nicole Snyder (teleplay)

Produced by
Scott W. Anderson .... executive producer
Stanley M. Brooks .... executive producer
Chad Oakes .... executive producer
Ian R. Smith .... line producer
Evan Tylor .... producer
 
Original Music by
Phil Marshall 
William Pearson (co-composer)
 
Cinematography by
Luc Montpellier 
 
Film Editing by
Richard Schwadel 
 
Casting by
Heike Brandstatter 
Coreen Mayrs 
 
Production Design by
Peter Andringa 
 
Art Direction by
Cathie Hahnel 
 
Set Decoration by
Terry Lewis 
 
Costume Design by
Katrina McCarthy 
 
Makeup Department
Emanuela Daus .... key makeup artist
Bonita DeHaven .... makeup artist: Jennifer Love Hewitt
Calla Syna Dreyer .... assistant makeup artist
Linda Robinson .... assistant hair stylist
 
Production Management
Richard J. Anobile .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eddy Hardy .... second assistant director
Greg Rousseaux .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Jordan Dobbie .... assistant property master
Cody Larson .... on-set dresser
 
Sound Department
Richard Calistan .... adr editor
Richard Calistan .... adr mixer
Steve Copley .... foley mixer
Steve Foster .... sound re-recording mixer
Rob Hegedus .... dialogue editor
Eric Holmgren .... boom operator
Kevin Howard .... sound effects editor
Eric Lamontagne .... sound mixer
Jason MacNeill .... first assistant sound editor
Ian Rodness .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul Shubat .... sound re-recording mixer
John Sievert .... foley artist
 
Special Effects by
Bill Mills .... special effects coordinator
Edward M. Sweet .... special effects assistant (as Ted Sweet)
 
Stunts
Gavin Buhr .... stunt coordinator
Leslie McMichael .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John G. Helme .... gaffer (as John Helme)
Paul Michaud .... still photographer
Ryan Purcell .... Steadicam operator
Vance Vegas Salvalaggio .... console programmer/operator
Jared Smith .... lighting technician
Darek Wyszynski .... first assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Ally Day .... casting assistant
Annie Klein .... extras casting
James Moore .... casting assistant
 
Editorial Department
Kevin James Brown .... dailies colorist
Rob Evans .... color timer
Ed Ham .... on-line editor
Sue Kittler .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Bill Pearson .... score mix engineer
Chris Pelcer .... composer: song "Melting"
Chris Pelcer .... music producer: "Melting"
Dina Coughlan .... music supervisor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Ben Liljedahl .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Fernando Alessandri .... assistant: Stanley M. Brooks
Miles Gorovich .... production coordinator
Dana Herriott .... location scout
Jennifer Love Hewitt .... executive consultant
Colin House .... first assistant coordinator
Nimo Mathenge .... assistant: Mr. Anderson
Linda Strathdee .... script supervisor
Heather Turner .... production assistant
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for some sexual content
Runtime:
96 min | Germany:81 min | Canada:85 min (Ontario)
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Trivia:
When Gatekeeper asks Katya if she received her message last night, Katya responds that after she watched "Last Call" she stayed up all night to work on the advertisement. This is a reference to "Last Call with Carson Daily" a talk show starring the ex-MTV veejay who also happens to be Jennifer Love Hewitt's ex-boyfriend.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: When Katya and her two friends are in an Indian Cafe, her friend is seen with a hookah (shisha) pipe in the mouth. However, when the shisha is shown by the camera, the terra cota cup is open. To smoke a shisha, that cup should be filled with tobacco, then covered by an aluminum foil, and topped with burning coals.See more »
Quotes:
Katya Livingston:Darling, don't you know that looking good is everything - no matter how much it costs?
[pause]
Katya Livingston:Never mind.
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Movie Connections:
References The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (2001) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Very clichéd but fun, 4 June 2007
Author: Gordon-11 from Earth

This film is about a woman who does everything to climb up the social ladder, and pretends to be someone who she isn't.

I bought this film for 1 pound, and it was not even second hand. Hence, I did not have much expectations for it.

It is obvious that this is made for TV. The close ups are too close that the face occupies 95% of the screen. The way the camera moves between Frangiapani and Katja in the Indian restaurant looks more like a soap opera than a film. The film is so full of cliché. The obligatory gay friend who is constantly suicidal is too over the top that is almost derogatory.

Despite all these shortcomings, I confess that I enjoyed the film. It is fun, brain-off film that makes you forget your troubles. Jennifer Love Hewitt looks stunning in the film. It's a comedy that works!

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